Vitamin A Drug Interactions
A number of medications may interact negatively with vitamin A. Drug interactions may occur if the vitamin is taken with retinoids, tetracycline antibiotics, orlistat, or warfarin. These interactions could increase the risk of serious toxicity, high pressure in the brain (intracranial hypertension), and bleeding.
Vitamin A can potentially interact with a few different medicines. Some of the medicines that may lead to drug interactions with vitamin A include:
- Tetracycline antibiotics, such as:
Vitamin A Interactions Explained
The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when vitamin A is combined with any of the drugs listed above.